I am a 5th-year PhD student in Computer Science at Georgia Tech, advised by Prof. Umakishore Ramachandran. I am a member of the Embedded Pervasive Laboratory (EPL).

    Research Interests

    • Edge/Fog Computing
    • Distributed Sytems
    • Data Processing Frameworks

Publications

Conferences

  • 2020
    • A Drop-in Middleware for Serializable DB Clustering across Geo-distributed Sites

      Enrique Saurez, Bharath Balasubramanian, Richard Schlichting, Brendan Tschaen, Shankaranarayanan Puzhavakath Narayanan, Zhe Huang, and Umakishore Ramachandran

      VLDB 2020 (46th International Conference on Very Large Databases)

      [ Full Paper ] [ VLDB ] [ Slides ] [ Video ]

  • 2019
    • Elevating the Edge to Be a Peer of the Cloud

      Umakishore Ramachandran, Harshit Gupta, Adam Hall, Enrique Saurez, and Zhuangdi Xu

      CLOUD 2019 (IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing)

      [ Full Paper ] [ IEEE ]

  • 2018
    • METRIC: A Middleware for Entry Transactional Database Clustering at the Edge

      Enrique Saurez, Bharath Balasubramanian, Richard D. Schlichting, Brendan Tschaen, Zhe Huang, Shankaranarayanan Puzhavakath Narayanan, and Umakishore Ramachandran

      MECC@Middleware 2018 (3rd Workshop on Middleware for Edge Clouds & Cloudlets)

      [ Full Paper ] [ ACM ]

  • 2017
    • FogStore: Toward a Distributed Data Store for Fog Computing

      Ruben Mayer, Harshit Gupta, Enrique Saurez and Umakishore Ramachandran

      FWC 2017 (Fog World Congress)

      [ Full Paper ] [ IEEE ]

    • EmuFog: Extensible and Scalable Emulation of Large-Scale Fog Computing Infrastructures

      Ruben Mayer, Leon Graser, Harshit Gupta, Enrique Saurez and Umakishore Ramachandran

      FWC 2017 (Fog World Congress)

      [ Full Paper ] [ IEEE ]

    • The Fog Makes Sense: Enabling Social Sensing Services With Limited Internet

      Ruben Mayer, Harshit Gupta, Enrique Saurez and Umakishore Ramachandran

      SocialSens 2017 (Second International Workshop on Social Sensing )

      [ Full Paper ] [ ACM ]

  • 2016
    • Incremental deployment and migration of geo-distributed situation awareness applications in the fog. (Honorable mention)

      Enrique Saurez, Kirak Hong, Beate Ottenwälder, Dave Lillethun and Umakishore Ramachandran

      DEBS 16 (The 10th ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-Based Systems)

      [ Full Paper ] [ ACM ]

Magazine

Others

  • 2017
    • Demo: Fog Computing for Improving User Application Interaction and Context Awareness

      Enrique Saurez, Harshit Gupta, Ruben Mayer and Umakishore Ramachandran

      IoTDI 2017 Demos (ACM/IEEE International Conference On Internet-Of-Things Design And Implementation )

      [ Abstract ] [ ACM ]

Professional Experience

  • Industrial Experience
    • Facebook (Seattle, WA)

      Software Engineer Intern

      Project: Worked in the load balancer for Shard Manager, a platform for implementing and deploying reliable stateful applications

      May 2019 - Aug 2019

    • AT&T Research Labs (Bedminster, NJ)

      Research Intern

      Project: Designed and implemented a geo-distributed transactional database optimized for edge computing.

      May 2018 - July 2018

    • Microsoft Research, (Redmond, WA)

      Research Intern

      Project: Designed and implemented a video analytics runtime to process thousands of simultaneous video streams in a data center context

      May 2017 - Aug 2017

    • Microsoft Azure Networking, (Redmond, WA)

      Software Engineer Intern

      Project: Developed a prototype to detect network health issues and trace back to the most probable culprit based on network logs and counters. Used the Microsoft Cosmos engine to filter and process TB's of daily data.

      May 2016 - Aug 2016

    • Qualcomm Inc., (San Diego, CA)

      Software Engineer Intern

      Project: Optimized the WCDMA uplink data path interrupt handler (FIQ), with a final reduction of over 10% in the execution time for the existing code.

      May 2015 - Aug 2015


  • Academic Experience

Teaching